Dow soars more than 800 points as Wall Street ends week on high note

The S&P 500 soared 3.1 percent to snap a three-week losing streak, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq surged 3.3 percent.

How women’s lives were different before Roe v. Wade

It’s been 49 years since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade allowed the right to an abortion. Since then, women have transformed their lives.

Crypto hackers steal $100 million from blockchain bridge

Harmony, which developed the blockchain bridge, said it is working with the FBI to retrieve the funds.
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This tax season, IRS answered just 10 percent of taxpayer calls

It is taking over a year for some people to get their refunds amid a shaky economy.

What is a recession? Your economy questions, answered.

For nearly two years, the U.S. economy has notched blockbuster gains, with millions of new jobs and wage hikes adding to the streak of good news. But now economists are bracing for a cool-down.

House panel approves expanding anti-money laundering reporting requirements

The legislation would impose know-your-client rules that now apply to bankers on other service providers in an effort to prevent the movement of ill-gotten wealth into the U.S. financial system.
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Allstate, Progressive drop company over racist Juneteenth sign

“Juneteenth, it’s whatever ... we’re closed,” read the sign outside of the Harry E. Reed Insurance Agency in Millinocket, Maine. “Enjoy your fried chicken and collard greens.”

Stocks gain ground as investors mull over recession fears

Both Washington and Wall Street are closely scrutinizing the Fed’s latest rate hike, which amounted to the largest increased since 1994.
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How a teen lifeguard took on the gender pay gap — and what she gained

A teen lifeguard who filed a complaint about gender pay discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims victory.

Stock recovery falters after Fed chief acknowledges recession risk

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq end the session with modest losses after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reiterated his commitment to combat inflation in congressional testimony.

What a pause in the gas tax would mean for prices at the pump

Biden wants to give drivers a break from gas taxes. Will it help bring down soaring prices?

Female scientists don’t get the credit they deserve. A study proves it.

Female scientists are “significantly less likely” to be credited on scholarly articles or named on patents that they contribute to, a Nature study found.
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Formula shortage adds to financial crunch for farmworker families

The cans are more expensive these days. So are the trips from store to store to find them.
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This inflation-proof bond is paying 9.62%. Here’s how to buy it.

Inflation-proof Series I savings bonds paying 9.62 percent have become a hit with investors with the Treasury Department reporting sales of $17.5 billion from last November through May.

The unintended consequences of the $178 billion bailout to keep hospitals and doctors afloat

Distribution of federal relief funds in North Carolina highlights inequities in the massive effort to protect the health-care system from financial ruin

Top executives quit Pornhub’s parent company amid more controversy

CEO Feras Antoon and COO David Tassillo resigned from Pornhub parent MindGeek, the company said Tuesday, amid allegations of nonconsensual, explicit videos on site.
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